Incident at Moncton FIR


1999-04-09: VIR015 B747 enroute Gatwick to Orlando when passenger found a suspicious package under a seat and advised one of the cabin crew. Package appeared to be from a mobile telephone. Package was moved to the rear of the aircraft and as a precautionary measure, flight diverted to Boston. Nil TSB


CADORS Number 1999A0185
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-04-07 - 17:44
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Moncton FIR
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Security related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number VIR015
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Security acts

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